08 Mar '12, 10pm

Senate Rejects Keystone XL 56-42

Another GOP attempt to overrule President Obama's decision to deny a permit to the Keystone XL pipeline was defeated in the Senate today. The Republican leadership has made Keystone XL a top priority, and has passed a measure in the House that would approve. However, an amendment doing the same in the Senate fell well short of the needed votes. Here's the Hill : The 56-42 vote staves of an election-year rebuke of Obama, but will give political ammunition to backers of TransCanada Corp.’s plan to build a pipeline connecting Alberta’s massive tar sands projects to Gulf Coast refineries. Sixty votes were needed to move forward with the measure.With gas prices rising, the issue has become an election-year political weapon for Republicans, who say President Obama is passing up a chance to boost U.S. energy security and create jobs. Before we go any further, a couple reminders: ...

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